Ensembl Training at MIT Libraries: This Friday!

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Browsing Genses and Genomes with Ensembl.

Free software system includes automatic annotation of selected eukaryotic genomes.

WHEN: Friday, November 14, 9am – 4pm (drop-in)

WHERE: DIRC, 14N-132

Contact Courtney Crummett with questions.

The workshop will include an introduction to Ensembl, a tour of the most important Ensembl views, and an overview of how Ensembl gene and transcripts predictions are made. Participants will learn about comparative genomics and proteomics tools (orthologues, protein families, alignments) or variation tools (SNPs, haplotypes, linkage disquilibrium). The workshop also covers data mining and large data set retrieval with BioMart.

Light snacks provided.